Racing vehicle crashes in Fort Worth; one passenger killed

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident near the 700 block of N. University Drive near Shamrock Ave.

Preliminary information indicates two vehicles were racing at a high speed when one wrecked out. A passenger inside the vehicle was killed in the crash.

Police say both vehicles were traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash. Fort Worth firefighters and MedStar paramedics responded to the scene for extrication and EMS care.

The driver of the vehicle has been detained and transported to an area hospital as a precaution.

Lanes of N. University at the West Fork Trinity River are closed while police investigate the scene. It is best to avoid this area.